Jessica Duchen's Classical Music & Ballet Blog. Novelist/journalist JD writes for The Independent, London. JDCMB contains sugar, spice and ginger, but is currently gluten-free.
Friday, March 21, 2008
Happy birthday, JSB
It's Bach's birthday. Have a listen to how Brahms and Schumann's close friend Jozsef Joachim played his music. This rendering of the G minor's first movement was recorded 104 years ago. (Fascinating line-up of comments on Youtube here.)